|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionUniversitätsbibliothek
ShelfmarkA I 20
Manuscript TitleComposite manuscript with spiritual treatises
CaptionPaper · 232 ff. · 29 x 21 cm · Alemannic-speaking region · 1445
Manuscript SummaryThis manuscript was written in 1445 by the prolific scribe and later prior of the Dominican Monastery of Basel, Albert Löffler, shortly before entering the order. Its content illustrates Löffler’s academic and religious education: it contains Latin texts of spiritual character, such as the Speculum artis bene moriendi now attributed to Nikolaus von Dinkelsbühl, the Pilgerbuch der Seele zu Gott by Bonaventure, and the Speculum ecclesiae by Hugh of Saint-Cher, as well as the hugely popular Liber de ludo scacchorum by Jacobus de Cessolis, one of the first Latin treatises on chess. The manuscript also contains two German texts: a treatise on perfection and a catalog of questions to examine whether, after death, a sick person’s soul may expect eternal life.
Standard descriptionAus: HAN, Verbundkatalog Handschriften - Archive - Nachlässe, 2018.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ubb-A-I-0020 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ubb-A-I-0020)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/ubb-A-I-0020/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteBasel, Universitätsbibliothek, A I 20: Composite manuscript with spiritual treatises (https://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/ubb/A-I-0020).
Musical NotationNeumes (staffless)
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